Statements and Communiques

March 21, 2014

Landmark Hotel, Vientiane

Vice Minister Bounkeut, Excellencies, Distinguished Delegates, and Ladies and Gentlemen:

As you know, the Lower Mekong Initiative as...

December 15, 2013

Office of the Spokesperson

Washington, DC

The United States and Vietnam are working closely together to tackle some of the most difficult environmental challenges of our day.  Our efforts focus on climate change, clean...

December 15, 2013

John Kerry, Secretary of State

Kien Vang Market Pier, Mekong Delta, Vietnam

SECRETARY KERRY: I want to thank Dr. Dang Kieu Nhan for – from Can Tho, from the Can Tho University, who just gave me, over the course of our boat ride, a briefing, and before...

November 12, 2013

By Daniel R. Russel, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of East Asian and Pacific Affairs

Thank you CSIS, Dr. Stephen Morrison and Murray Heibert, for inviting me to be here today.  It’s great to be here among so...

November 7, 2013

The Royal Government of Cambodia hosted over 90 delegates from Lao PDR, Myanmar, Thailand, Viet Nam, and the United States in Siem Reap on November 6-7, 2013 for the 5th Lower Mekong Initiative Regional Working Group Meeting.  ...